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Group challenges neighborhoods to help transform vacant lots

The Southeast Chicago Commission, which does work in Woodlawn, Washington Park, Hyde Park, Kenwood and Oakland, plans to use a lot at 51st Street and Calumet Avenue to hold a bike safety event on Aug. 17.

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Prosecutor: Man argued with prep athlete before having him killed

Jackson, of the 100 block of East 59th Street, was in Cook County Jail for an unrelated drug case when he was recently arrested for Flournoy’s murder, according to court records.

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When Flournoy fell to the ground at the store in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street, one of Jackson’s friends shot Flournoy in the head with the weapon he retrieved just before the fight, Novy said.

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Saturday in the Park

Last year the Arts Incubator opened in a beautiful but neglected building from the 1920s and gave sanctuary to emerging artists. Find out who’s breaking out of their shells when Incubator artists and apprentices show what they’ve been up to at a block party on 301 East Garfield Boulevard.

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Man charged in April slaying of Simeon student

Kenneth K. Jackson, of the 100 Block of East 59th Street, was charged with two counts of murder, mob action and two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, according to Chicago police.

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Flournoy, of the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was a student and athlete at Simeon who police said had no arrest record. Flournoy played on the sophomore football team and also wrestled at the school.

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Man Charged With April Slaying Of Simeon Football Player

Jackson, of the 100 block of East 59th Street, also faces two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance in connection with an unrelated incident, police said. He is expected to appear in bond court Wednesday.

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Flournoy, who lived in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was shot just before 8 p.m. April 5 in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street and died at the scene, authorities said.

Flournoy, who lived in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was shot just before 8 p.m. April 5 in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street and died at the scene, authorities said.

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Man charged in April murder of Simeon football player

Jackson, of the 100 block of East 59th Street, also faces two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance in connection with an unrelated incident, police said. He is expected to appear in bond court Wednesday.

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Flournoy, who lived in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was shot just before 8 p.m. April 5 in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street and died at the scene, authorities said.

Flournoy, who lived in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was shot just before 8 p.m. April 5 in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street and died at the scene, authorities said.

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